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who assisted in adapting the current fire modeling technology, including the addition of 1000-hour fuels and herbaceous to 1-hour transfer; Hal E. Anderson and James K. Brown, who worked on fuels and fuel models; Donald F Fuquay, and Donald J. Latham, who worked on the lightning-caused fire occurrence index; North Central Forest Experiment Station, who(More)
BACKGROUND RTS,S/AS02 is a pre-erythrocytic malaria vaccine based on the circumsporozoite surface protein of Plasmodium falciparum fused to HBsAg, incorporating a new adjuvant (AS02). We did a randomised trial of the efficacy of RTS,S/AS02 against natural P. falciparum infection in semi-immune adult men in The Gambia. METHODS 306 men aged 18-45 years were(More)
Even extensive fuel treatments may not reduce the amount of area burned over the long-term and furthermore, reduction of area burned may actually be an undesirable outcome.. Keywords: Prescribed fire Forest restoration Wildland urban interface Fuel management A B S T R A C T Many natural resource agencies and organizations recognize the importance of fuel(More)
Major wildland/urban interface fire losses, principally residences, continue to occur. Although the problem is not new, the specific mechanisms are not well known on how structures ignite in association with wildland fires. In response to the need for a better understanding of wildland/urban interface ignition mechanisms and a method of assessing the(More)
In popular books about science these days, big theories about Big Questions are everywhere. A scan through the science shelves of your local bookshop will produce titles such as " The Origins of Order " , " Dreams of a Final Theory " , " Consciousness Explained " , and many more, describing unifying theories about elementary particles, evolution, life,(More)